September 4, 2008 RSS feed / News

Golf tourney to benefithose with disabilities

Bridges Inc. will hold its second annual Golf Classic on Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Green Valley Country Club in Portsmouth. The tournament is a scramble format that will begin at 11 a.m. More...

Yacht club wraps up summer racing

The final race of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on Aug. 26. Following are the results for the race: A Class: 1. The Cat Came Back, Swan 42, Linc Mossop; 2. Celeritas, Swan 42, Malcolm Gefter. B Class: 1. More...

Summer camp

The Jamestown Lions Club contributions support these campers from Camp Mauchatea, a camp for blind and visually impaired children. Mauchatea means 'be my guide' in the Narragansett language. More...

Clifford, Hoagland to wed next year

Dan and Colette Clifford of Braintree, Mass. announce the engagement of their daughter Colleen Dinette Clifford to Christopher Post Hoagland, son of Peter and Susan Hoagland of Jamestown. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Harder, Brown announce engagement

Michael and Mary Harder of Hailey, Idaho, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Heather Elizabeth to Nicholas Robert Brown. He is the son of Robert and Nancy Brown of Cody, Wyoming. Heather is the granddaughter of Edward F. More...

Historic Jamestown house has a storied past

High on a ledge at the southeast end of Jamestown, a magnifi cent, but little known estate known as Wetherledge overlooks the entrance to the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. More...

If only fluke were this big

Islanders Ben Roach and his dad Rob show off a 30-pound and a 60-pound halibut that they caught during a recent family vacation in Homer, Alaska. Robb reports that Homer is known as the halibut capital of the world. More...

Cruising in style

Lynn Kotler, left, and Lydia Hummel were thrilled to sit in this classic car at Sunday's Seaside Family Cruise car show at Fort Getty. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Flotsam and Jetsam

Full disclosure: I never go to the beach

Whenever I tell new people I meet that I live in Jamestown, they always make one of two assumptions about me. The first is that I must go to the beach "all the time" and the second is that I must sail. More...

Fall coaches ready for new season

School is back in session and fall sports are underway as most teams are wrapping up pre-season practices and the final rosters have been announced. Below is an introduction to some of the high school head coaches. More...

Ferguson plays in Prague Lacrosse Cup

This was no ordinary summer for islander Sydney Ferguson. She was a member of a United States Under-19 lacrosse team that competed in the Prague Cup in the Czech Republic from July 9 to 12. More...

Showcase a life story with easy photo management

Islander's book will offer tips on digital photo organization

Sarah Bay Williams manages hundreds of thousands of digital photographs for one of the largest, historic collections in the world. More...

Sunflower contest winners announced

David Urban, proprietor of the Secret Garden on Southwest Avenue, announced the winners of the 12th annual sunflower growing contest last Sunday. Winners in four divisions won ribbons for growing the tallest plants as well as the largest blooms. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

September is supposed to be a time for winding down from a busy summer. This September seems to be busier than the summer itself. House tour weekend Our annual house tour fundraiser is a weekend affair this year. On Friday, Sept. More...

Taking lunch can save money and add healthy variety to diet

Students sitting at the local lunch table have much to choose from these days, thanks to the Information Age. A little creativity and communication go a long way in getting children to enjoy nourishment at the midday meal break. More...